Pellicer Creek Raid, Greek Festival, Corn Maze, Roundtable of Authors, African Market, Victorian Halloween, Bird Walk, Record Fair, and MORE

October 8, 2013

Tuesday – Sunday : October 8 – 13

Flavors of Florida’s Historic Coast – More than 20 outstanding restaurants offer “Chef’s Choice” prix fixe (fixed price) three-course dining showcasing their chef’s talents and the rich culinary heritage of Florida’s Historic Coast. Intriguing lodging options and enticing cultural events combined with this special dining program make October an exciting and flavorful time to visit St. Augustine, Ponte Vedra and The Beaches. www.HistoricCoastFlavors.com 
 
“Gravity” at the IMAX Theater – “Gravity” is a heart-pounding thriller that pulls you into the infinite and unforgiving realm of deep space on the biggest screen in Northeast Florida at the IMAX Theater, World Golf Hall of Fame. See the biggest movie of fall starring Sandra Bullock and George Clooney. Adults $13, Seniors/Students/Military $12, and Children 3-12 $10. Visit the website for showtimes. One World Golf Place, St. Augustine. 904-940-4133 www.worldgolfimax.com 
  
Ordinary People – This exhibit is a colorful, folksy presentation featuring some of
St. Augustine’s first colonists. The exhibit is open daily from 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. at the
St. Augustine Visitor Information Center, 10 Castillo Dr. www.StAugustine-450.com 
  
12th Annual Tactile Art Show   – This popular show at the St. Augustine Art Association features “touchable” art created in partnership with the Florida School for the Deaf and Blind. The exhibit will be located in the Art Association’s gallery.   The gallery is open Tuesday – Saturday noon – 4 p.m. and Sunday 2 – 5 p.m. Admission is free. 22 Marine St., St. Augustine. 904-824-2310 www.staaa.org 
 
Art Dorks Rise’ Art Exhibit at space:eight gallery – ‘Art Dorks Rise’ is a group show of 30 internationally-acclaimed artists exhibiting 30 pieces of original work. The opening party is on the 4th from 5 – 11 p.m. at St. Augustine’s space:eight gallery. The show runs through November 30. 228 West King St., St. Augustine. 904-829-2838 www.spaceeight.com 

Tuesday – Friday: October 8 – 11

Liz Rodda Clockwise Exhibit – The Crisp-Ellert Art Museum at Flagler College will host works of multi-media artist Liz Rodda, who uses sculpture and video as a means to investigate our notions of fate, personal control, and the future.  The artist considers each work a “psychological experiment.”  Admission is free.  The museum is open to the public Monday – Friday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.  The museum is closed when classes are not in session.   48 Sevilla St., St. Augustine. 904-826-8530 www.flagler.edu/crispellert 

Wednesday:  October 9

Farmer’s Arts and Crafts Market  – Farmers’ Market located at the ocean-side St. Johns County Pier Park featuring selections of fresh produce, plants, baked goods, fine art, jewelry and more!  Open 8 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Rain or shine. 350 A1A Beach Blvd., St. Augustine Beach. 904-347-8007 www.thecivicassociation.com

Tuesday:  October 8

Salt Air Farmer’s Market – Marineland Marina hosts the Salt Air Farmers Market from 8:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.  Find an array of fresh, organically-grown produce and other yummy things.  101 Tolstoy Lane, St. Augustine. 904-814-9886 www.marinelandmarina.com 
 

Thursday – Sunday: October 10 – 13

Spamalot at the Limelight Theatre – The Monty Python-inspired musical comedy “Spamalot” comes to St. Augustine’s Limelight Theatre. Performance times are 7:30 p.m. Thursday – Saturday and 2 p.m. on Sunday.  Tickets are $25; $22 seniors; $20 student and military. 11 Old Mission Ave., St. Augustine. 904-825-1164 www.limelight-theatre.org

Thursday: October 10

Flavors Top Chef Cook Off, a Benefit for Home Again St. Johns – Chefs from around Florida’s Historic Coast will compete “iron- chef style” to become the Flavors Top Chef. Each chef will prepare a dish to present to a panel of celebrity judges. In addition to the exciting competition, there will be plenty of tastes of the Flavors of Florida’s Historic Coast to sample and a silent auction, all to benefit Home Again St. Johns. The Cook Off takes place 6 – 9 p.m. in the Ballroom at Renaissance World Golf Village Resort. Tickets are $30 per person and include 5 tasting tickets. Additional taste tickets are available at the event.
500 South Legacy Trail, at World Golf Village. St. Augustine 800-653-2489  http://historiccoastflavors.com 

Friday – Sunday: October 11 – 13

Pellicer Creek Raid – A Civil War Re-Enactment – Florida Agricultural Museum presents a living history look at Florida during the Civil War. Authentic camps for 1864 cavalry, artillery and infantry troops will be open to the public 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. each day. Admission is $6; school group rate is $3 per person; kids under 12 are $5. 7900 Old Kings Rd. N, Palm Coast. 386-446-7630 www.MyAgMuseum.com 
 
16th Annual Greek Festival – Greek music, dance and food are featured at this annual festival set in a virtual Greek village at St. Augustine’s Francis Field. The Hellenic Band and Nisiotes and Asteria Greek Dancers are featured performers. There will be an authentic Agora market, a Cafenio, a Taverna, kids center and much more. Festival hours are Friday, 4 – 9 p.m.; Saturday, 11 a.m. – 9 p.m.; and Sunday, noon – 5 p.m. Admission is $3 for adults, children and active-duty are free. 29 Castillo Dr. St. Augustine. 904-829-0504 www.stauggreekfest.com 
 
Corn Maze at Skyes and Cooper Farms – A 9-acre corn maze full of “cornfusing” twists and turns, “live” entertainment including Jack, the loudest hee-hawing donkey around and some more good ole family fun will be at the Sykes and Cooper Farms. The hours are Friday 5 – 10 p.m., Saturday 10 a.m. – 10 p.m. and Sunday 11 a.m. – 5 p.m. Admission (cash only) is $9 general admission, children 2 and under FREE. 
5995 Brough Rd., Elkton.  904-692-1370

Friday & Saturday: October 11 & 12

The History of Florida – A Roundtable of Authors –  The St. Augustine Historical Society presents notable authors specializing in the history of Florida. Held at Flagler College’s Ringhaver Student Center, the presentations are 1 p.m. – 5 p.m. on Friday and 8:30 a.m. – 5 p.m. on Saturday.   Check the website for the schedule. Admission is free. 50 Sevilla St., St. Augustine. 904-824-2872 www.oldesthouse.org/historylive 

Friday: October 11

The St. Augustine Story – Lee Weaver portrays three different St. Augustine Lighthouse keepers who tell the story of the Oldest City from their perspective. Curtain at the Pioneer Barn at Fort Menendez is 7:30 p.m., doors open at 7 p.m. Admission is $15 adults and $12.50 Students. 259 San Marco Ave. St. Augustine. 904-824-8874 www.oldfloridamuseum.com
 
The History of Florida – A Roundtable of Authors –  The St. Augustine Historical Society presents notable authors specializing in the history of Florida. Held at Flagler College’s Ringhaver Student Center, the presentations are 1 p.m. – 5 p.m. on Friday and 8:30 a.m. – 5 p.m. on Saturday.   Check the website for the schedule. Admission is free. 50 Sevilla St., St. Augustine. 904-824-2872 www.oldesthouse.org/historylive 

Saturday & Sunday: October 12 & 13

The African Market at Fort Mose  – The African American Future Society Inc, creates an African Village experience at Fort Mose, the first free African settlement in North America. Activities, include storytelling, dancers and drummers, take place from 9 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. each day (outdoor musical performances 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m.) and will feature programs and exhibits about the languages, styles, traditions, food, art and music of West Africa. Park admission is $2 per person. 15 Fort Mose Trail, St. Augustine. 904-823-2232 http://yul690.wix.com/ftmoseafricanmarket#about/c10fk
 
A Victorian Halloween at Villa Zorayda Museum – Enjoy period decorations from the late 1800’s – early 1900’s along with the more traditional Halloween decorations at Villa Zorayda Museum. See the ghost of Franklin Smith, architect and builder of the house, as he writes a letter to his beloved wife, Laura. The museum is open Monday – Saturday 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. and Sunday 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. Admission including audio tour is $10 adults, $4 Children 7 – 12, Seniors and Military receive $1 discount. 83 King St., St. Augustine. 904-829-9887 www.villazorayda.com

Saturday: October 12

Old City Farmers’ Market – Features locally grown fresh produce, baked goods, plants and more. Open 8:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. St. Augustine Amphitheatre, 1340 A1A South. 
904-471-3733.    
 
Mile Marker Brewing Second Anniversary Celebration – Come help celebrate two years of Mile Marker Brewing in St. Augustine. From noon to midnight, Mile Marker Brewery’s family and pet friendly party will feature door prizes and drink specials, Mother Fletcher’s food truck, music by local musician Adam Lee, and a DJ at 7 p.m. In addition to its “signature” beers, the brewery will tap several new beers, including rotating favorites and new seasonal brews, such as Mile Marker 318 Datil Pepper Ale and Pumpkin Milk Stout. From 2:30-4:30 p.m. “Ashley,” the pink fire truck from the local St. Johns County chapter of Pink Heals, will make an appearance. 3420 Agricultural Center Dr. 904-217-4294 www.milemarkerbrewing.com

11th Annual Herbs in the Gardens Festival – From 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.,The Friends of Washington Oaks present the 11th Annual Herbs in the Gardens. A large variety of herbs will be available from Maggie’s Herb Farm. At 11 a.m., Dora Baler will discuss “Culinary & Medical Uses of Herbs.” At noon, there will be a demonstration using herbs in the kitchen. Beginning at 2 p.m. a Garden Tour, led by a Park Ranger, will take place. Regular park entrance fee of $5 per vehicle, up to eight people; $4 per vehicle for single occupancy or $2 per person on bicycle applies.   6400 North Oceanshore Blvd., Palm Coast. 386-446-6780 www.FloridaStateParks.org 
 
Picolata Players at Colonial Quarter – Every Saturday evening at 8 p.m., the talented performance troupe Picolata Players takes the stage under the stately Colonial Oak at the Colonial Quarter’s outdoor theatre.  The hour-long Improve Sketch Comedy shows infuse merriment with the rich Spanish Colonial history of St. Augustine. Tickets are $10 for adults and $5 for kids 5 to 15. Under age 5 free. 33 St. George St., St. Augustine. 904-599-2113 www.colonialquarter.com 

Sunday: October 13

Discover the Birds of Anastasia – Led by an Anastasia State Park volunteer, this fun and informative walk is open to participants of all birding levels. From 8:30-10:30 a.m., observe a diverse variety of shore birds, marsh birds and hammock birds by walking the beach, boardwalks, nature trails and other areas. Dress for the weather and bring binoculars, water, comfortable walking shoes and a field guide if you have one. Meet at the Island Beach Shop & Grill pavilion. The program is included in regular admission of $8 per vehicle. 1340 A1A, St. Augustine. 904-461-2035 www.floridastateparks.org/anastasia 
 
St. Augustine Record Fair – Live bands, a professional DJ between band sets, a bounce house for the kids, food and drinks and the very best in records are all part of the St. Augustine Record Fair, presented by Tonevendor in conjunction with St. Johns County. The fair is from noon – 6 p.m. at the St. Augustine Amphitheatre and is free and open to the public. The Fair will feature new and used merchandise from many regional dealers. Items to expect include collectibles, turntable supplies, posters, CDs, and of course, tons of vinyl records. 1340 A1A South, St. Augustine. 904-471-1965 www.staugamphitheatre.com 
 
St. Augustine Beach Sculpture Garden Concert – Have a picnic in the park and enjoy live music and the Sculpture Garden from 4 – 6 p.m. on the second Sunday of each month. Admission is free. 2300 A1A South, St. Augustine Beach. 904-824-4493